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Oct 7, 2012 10:00am EDT
over. i'm fareed zakaria. the state economy. i was the topic of this week's presidential debate and be d deciding week of the election. we're often told we need to get businesses to start investsing and hiring. well, we have three powerhouse ceos on the show. lloyd blankfein, and john of cisco systems. next, 11 years after 9/11, do we have to worry about al qaeda again? i'll talk to the former cia chief michael hayden about the aftermath of the benghazi attack. >>> and on his decade in hiding after a threat was placed on his life. >>> also, if china's growth slows, should the rest of us cheer? no. >>> first, here's my take. the pundit dees claired mitt romney the winner. he was. obama seemed passive, detached, and glum. but what's more significant than how romney said things is what he said. romney repeatedly insisted he was not advocating a big tax kuchlt in fact, he declared unequivocally that he would not cut taxes at all if they added to the deficit at all. now, as "the washington post" reporter checks out, for two years rom hi has been campaigning on a tax cut that would cost a
Oct 14, 2012 1:00pm EDT
, columbus day. it got me thinking about the economy. can we afford all these days off and how does america compare with the rest of the country? a consulting firm ranks countries by the number of holidays each requires by law. the data confirms a number of commonly held stereotypes and there are a few surprises. take a look. top of the list is united kingdom with 28 statutory holidays. nine of the top ten countries are, of course, in europe who live a dulce vida. scroll down further and the list continues to be dominated by european countries. 20 days off for the germans, irish and italians, then come a bunch of latin american countries and the asian ones, hong kong, and singapore and where is the u.s.? dead last. zero statutory holidays. that's because federal law does not mandate paid time for work. americans are allowed 15 working days off a year. pretty close to the bottom of the list. what's more, only about half of the americans take their full quote a of taste off -- of days off. europeans ones again have no such qualms, but let's go back to columbus day. these are days when
Oct 14, 2012 10:00am EDT
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Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)